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In the season of peaches, tomatoes, melons and more, our writer with oral allergy syndrome digs into the condition that she – and so many others – are itching to control. Included are big questions such as: Why do I react to some but not all pollen-related foods?
For those with an allergy to the cold like Adel, the first line of defense is bundling up, unless you can just move somewhere warmer, that is.
For many, it can take years of itching and welts before finally being diagnosed with cold-induced hives.
If a workout brings on hives, it’s less likely the perspiration and more likely your own body heat that’s to blame. The reaction can be triggered by several heat-raising activities: jogging or aerobic workouts are obvious, but also hot baths or showers and even emotional stress can bring on the hives.
A life with OAS means only cooked or baked fruit. Crisp, raw fruit, how I miss you. (From the Allergic Living magazine archives. First published in the magazine in 2009.) CRADLING a fresh, succulent peach in my hands, I take in its tantalizing aroma. I rub the fuzz lightly on my lips before taking a […]